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They lived in German 🇩🇪


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they lived sie lebten
How to say “they lived” in German? “Sie lebten”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “sie lebten” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on they lived in German like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

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Tips to remember the German word “sie lebten”:
1. Associate “leben” with “live” since they sound similar and have the same meaning.
2. Think of “sie” as the English “they” to remember who is living.
3. Recall that “sie” can also mean “she” or “you” (formal), but the verb form “lebten” indicates that “they” is the correct translation here since it’s plural past.

Explanations:
– “Sie lebten” is the past tense (Imperfekt or Präteritum) form of “sie leben” (they live).
– “Leben” is the infinitive form meaning “to live.”

Other words that mean the same thing:
– “Sie wohnten” can also be translated as “they lived” but usually implies where they lived (resided) rather than the act of being alive.

Different conjugations:
Infinitive: leben (to live)
Present:
– ich lebe (I live)
– du lebst (you live)
– er/sie/es lebt (he/she/it lives)
– wir leben (we live)
– ihr lebt (you [plural] live)
– sie/Sie leben (they/you [formal] live)

Simple Past (Imperfekt/Präteritum):
– ich lebte (I lived)
– du lebtest (you lived)
– er/sie/es lebte (he/she/it lived)
– wir lebten (we lived)
– ihr lebtet (you [plural] lived)
– sie/Sie lebten (they/you [formal] lived)

Future:
– ich werde leben (I will live)
– du wirst leben (you will live)
– er/sie/es wird leben (he/she/it will live)
– wir werden leben (we will live)
– ihr werdet leben (you [plural] will live)
– sie/Sie werden leben (they/you [formal] will live)

Examples of sentences:
– Als Kinder lebten sie in einem kleinen Dorf. (As children, they lived in a small village.)
– Früher lebten hier viele verschiedene Arten. (In the past, many different species lived here.)
– Sie lebten glücklich bis an ihr Lebensende. (They lived happily until the end of their lives.)

Remember that in German, context and the verb conjugation will clarify if “sie” refers to “they,” “she,” or formal “you.”

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